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Project READ offers tutor training for new community volunteers five times a year, and matches trained tutors with students who are on the waiting list based on their mutual interests, schedules and teaching and learning preferences. 



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2020 Tutor Training Dates

Tutors complete 15 hours of tutor training prior to being matched with a learner.

Training sessions are held at the Main Library. All five evening meetings are from 6pm - 9pm 


     2020 Dates

  • January 21, 23, 28, 30 Feb. 4

  • March 17, 19, 24, 26, 31

  • May 19, 21, 26, 28, June 2

  • August 18, 20, 25, 27, Sept. 1

  • October 20, 22, 27, 29, Nov. 3


Throughout the year we offer continued support and resources for our tutors and learners. Tutoring schedules for tutor/student pairs are individualized, with pairs meeting at a mutually acceptable time in the Project READ Family Literacy Instructional Center, at home, or other community-based sites, typically three hours per week. 

Kids in Partnership:

Teen Tutoring (Matched): Attend the first four sessions of our five evening tutor training (dates above). Work with a coordinator to be matched with a specific student and learn about your student’s goals and interests. Tutor once or twice weekly at a set time, based on your available schedule.


Family Literacy Instructional Center:

Teen Tutoring (Drop in): Attend one afternoon of tutor training (dates below). Tutor a young student on Mondays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays between 3:30-7:30pm for at least 1 hour per week at Project READ. Tutoring sessions are focused on literacy learning, homework and enrichment activities. 


Teen Training Dates: 2020: Jan. 28, Feb. 25, March 10, 31, April 28 from 4:30-6:00 pm


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